See Havva Rebke’s original X Factor audition

Havva returns to X Factor tonight after auditioning in 2012 when Rita Ora was a guest judge

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Amid Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s corny attempts to use singer Havva Rebke’s name in a sentence – ‘you havva great voice’ and the like – she reveals it’s not her first time standing on the X.

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No surprises there really, there’s been a whole host of returning names to the X Factor stage this year, including last night’s Monica Michael comeback.

What’s interesting however is that of all the auditions Havva could have done in 2012, it was while now full-time judge Rita Ora was a guest judge on the panel.  

“Don’t I recognise you?” Ora says as she attempts to place her face, seen here giving one of four yeses to the hopeful. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kw6a1E0NP0Q 

“I got to bootcamp but I wasn’t ready,” Havva explains. Indeed, on her Starnow page she added:

“I recently got to the live judges auditions at the X Factor, but nerves got the better of me so Gary Barlow and the crew told me to progress and come back next year.”

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Will it be second time lucky for Havva? Tune in to X Factor tonight at 8:00pm to find out.